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January 2021


January 19 @ 6:30 pm - February 9 @ 8:30 pm
$50 – $95
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PART 1: Intro to Traditional East Asian Medicine

What is Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine?

Join us for this live-taught, interactive 4-week online course which explores basic theories and clinical applications of East Asian medicine. Those who complete this course are encouraged to also enroll in Part 2 of this introductory series.

About the Instructor

Dr. Rebecca Riggs, DACM, LAc. in green archway Rebecca Riggs specializes in a style of acupuncture that is comfortable, safe, and effective. It’s excellent for chronic conditions such as diabetes, allergies, and autoimmune conditions. She is a graduate of AIMC and runs a private practice between Benicia & Oakland.

Instructor: Rebecca Riggs, DACM, MBA, LAc.
Course meeting dates: Tuesdays Starting January 19: January 26, February 2, & February 9
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Pricing: Part 1 = $50, Part 2 = $50, Parts 1 & 2 = $95

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February 2021


February 17 @ 6:30 pm - March 10 @ 8:30 pm
$50 – $95

Part II: Intro to East Asian Medicine

Experience East Asian Medicine & Feel the Difference

Join us for this 4-week online course which explores the general use of herbal medicine, acupressure, & seasonal awareness to enhance health, reduce stress & anxiety, and learn anti-agining techniques. Learn first-hand from AIMC teachers & clinic supervisors. Those who enroll in this course may also be interested in Part 1 of this introductory series.

About the Instructors

Dennis von Elgg in front of tree and leaves Dennis von Elgg, LAc. has taught at AIMC since 2002. He has traveled to Sichuan Province in China, working and studying at the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital. Practicing in the inpatient and outpatient departments of the hospital, Dennis worked in a wide variety of areas including pain management, respiratory, GI and liver disorders, diabetes, stroke rehabilitation, age related illnesses and reproductive health.

Dr. Kim Peirano smiling Dr. Kim Peirano, DACM, LAc. is a practicing Acupuncturist in Marin County, a graduate from the Master’s program at AIMC and holds a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She is a published author, columnist for Acupuncture Today Magazine, wellness speaker, and intuitive healer. Dr. Kim is a specialist and educator in Integrative Cosmetic Acupuncture and Mindfulness Meditation for the Treatment Room. She believes that melding the spiritual aspects with continuously emerging research makes for a rich healing dynamic.

Weeks 1 & 2: Seasonal Healthcare and Wellness with Herbs

Instructor: Dennis Von Elgg
Course meeting dates: February 17 & 24 (Every Weds)
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Weeks 3 & 4: Stress & Anxiety Reduction with Acupressure & Facial Rejuvenation Techniques

Instructor: Kim Peirano
Course meeting dates: March 3 & 10 (Every Weds)
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Pricing Part 1 = $50, Part 2 = $50, Parts 1 & 2 = $95

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February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
2550 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, 2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA United States
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Acupuncture as a Profession

JOIN US ONLINE:  MONDAY, February 22nd, 6-7:30 PM

During the Online Open House, we will give a comprehensive overview of our Masters and Doctorate programs including curriculum, schedules, tuition, financial aid, our tele-health program, and online Herbal Pharmacy. Current AIMC students will be available to share their experiences and answer questions.

Also, if you attend and decide to apply for the Summer 2021 term, your application fee of $100 will be waived.

Summer term begins May 3rd.

To join us, contact Holly at 510-224-3178 or admissionsinfo@aimc.edu.


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March 2021

Medical Qigong Module 4 (Hybrid)

March 13 @ 9:00 am - March 14 @ 4:00 pm
$225 – $425

Pending Approval by CAB for 13 CEU units.

Prerequisites: Modules 1 -3

MODULE 4: Advanced Medical Qigong Therapy I (Hybrid*) In this course, you will refine and expand your diagnostic skills, energy sensation & sensitivity exercises, and complete learning the Bagua Balancing treatment protocol. You will learn the psycho-emotional and cosmological dimensions of the five elements as they apply to clinical practice. You will learn and practice the Daoist Five Qigong form

* Day 1 and morning of Day 2 streamed via live webinar.  In-person practice session (with remote option) in the afternoon of Day 2.

See above for more information on the Medical Qigong certificate program.

Early Bird Rates effective until February 13, 2021

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